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Okulonda kw’ebyalo: Minisitule y’ebyensimbi egamba ssente weeziri

Minisita omubeezi ow’ebyensimbi David Bahati, ategezeeza palamenti ng’ensimbi zino bwezigenda okuwebwa akakiiko kuntandikwa y’omwezi gw’omusanvu.

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Okunenengana mu KCCA: Kamya agugumbudde Musisi lwa kumulyamu lukwe

Kamya okuvaayo, kiddiridde ebbaluwa Musisi gyeyawandiikidde president, palamenti ne ba meeya b’amagombolola nga agamba nti teyategeezebwako

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The Uganda Music Awards: Here’s the full list of nominees

By Our Reporter

Eddy Kenzo leads nominations in the inaugural edition of The Uganda Music Awards(TUMA) which were announced on Thursday evening at a ceremony held at Fame Lounge.

The “Jubilation” singer scooped seven nominations including Artiste of the year, Best Male Artiste, Best music Video and Song of the year among others.

He is followed closely by Team No Sleep queen Sheebah Karungi and Dancehall star Ziza Bafana who each received four nods.

The awards are intended to recognize and celebrate outstanding artistic achievement, technical proficiency, performance excellence and positive contribution to the music industry in Uganda.

Following the nominations, the organisers will now embark on activations, workshops and media tours across the country. These activities will culminate into the award gala night which will be held on 4 August at Kampala Serena Hotel.

Voltage music duo, Kent & Flosso pose for photo with comedian Afande Kelele (C) at the TUMA nominees party.

Here’s the full list of nominees:

Artiste of the year

1.Eddy Kenzo
2. Sheebah Karungi
3. David Lutalo
4. Jose Chameleone
5. Bobi Wine

Best Female Artiste

1. Winnie Nwagi
2. Sheebah Karungi
3. Lydia Jazmine
4. Fille
5. Rema Namakula
6. Irene Ntale

Best Male Artiste

1. Eddy Kenzo
2. David Lutalo
3. Ziza Bafana
4. Ykee Benda

Best Music Video

1. Banyabo by Rema Namakula
2. Jubilation by Eddy Kenzo
3. Mariana by A Pass
4. Wantegula by Abaasa
5. He Go Down by Irene Ntale

Best Breakthrough Atiste

1. Ceaserous – Dangerous
2. Da Agent – Mayi Mayi
3. Moroots – Kings and Queens
4. B2C – Tokigeza
5. Kenneth Mugabi – Naki
6. Ykee Benda – Farmer Remix

Best Producer

1. Kuseim
2. The Weezy
3. Danz Ku Mapeesa
4. Diggy Baur
5. Nessim

Best Ragga/Dancehall artiste

1. Vampino – Smart Wire
2. Cindy Sanyu – Still Standing
3. Voltage Music – Pull Up
4. Ziza Bafana – Tulimajje
5. Rabadaba – Yo Body

Best Regional Artiste (Central)

1. B2C- Tokigeza
2. Ceaserous – Dangerous
3. Eddy Kenzo – Addicted
4. Ziza Bafana – Tulimajje
5. Maro – Nziranago

Best Regional Artiste (Eastern)

1. Candy man – Epucit
2. Isaiah Destiny – Mbolele
3. Josh Buxton – Akalimo
4. Mr Oj – Yongayo
5. Mas de rapper

Best Regional Artiste (Western)

1. Qreaus – Rukundo
2. Hakamukiga – Enzamba Egambe
3. Sabasaba Atatya Mbeera
4. Kigambo Araali -Tooro k’okasemera

Best Regional Artiste (Northern)

1. Gbaraspoken – Kapia
2. Smokie Allan – No Cry/ My loving
3. Judas Rap Knowledge – Last King of Payira
4. Blamo & Laxzy – Kunu
5. MC Wang Jok – Wang Pedding

Best Traditional

1. Candy man – Epucit
2. Davie Mex – Motherland
3. Winnie Nwagi – Kano koze

Best Urban

1. Eddy Kenzo – Jubilation
2. Naava Grey – Ndi
3. Abaasa – Wantegula
4. Sitenda – Nze Naawe
5. Moroots – Kings and Queens

Fans Choice Award

1. Nina Roz – Mekete
2. Lydia Jazmine – Cherry
3. Juliana Kanyomozi – I’m Still Here
4. B2C – Tokigeza
5. Ceaserous – Dangerous

Gospel Artiste of The Year

1. Levixone – Esaala
2. Coopy Bly ft Wilson Bugembe – One Body
3. Exodus – Nyinimu
4. The Collective – Amen
5. Brian Lubega – Wakitibwa

Song of The Year

1. Eddy Kenzo – Jubilation
2. Rabadaba – Yo Body
3. Sheebah Karungi – Akuuse
4. Navio – Njogereza
5. Jose Chameleone – Agaatako
6. Ziza Bafana – Tulimajje

Best Afro Fusion

1. Navio – Njogereza
2. Kenneth Mugabi – Naki
3. Rema Namakula – Banyabo
4. Afrie – Yodi Yodi
5. Naava Grey – Ndi

Best Artist in the Diaspora

1. Ang3lina – Go Down
2. Tindy Twyla – Secret Lover
3. Mark Stel – I like
4. Ferida Rose – Njabala
5. Ganda Boys

Best Dance Crew

1. Ghetto Kids
2. H2C
3. Clay Dance Company
4. Tabu Flo Dance Company

Best Hip Hop

1. Da Agent – Nkalabuka
2. Byg Ben – Nzokuse
3. Gravity Omutuju – Musomesa
4. St Nellysade ft Keko – Tukomyewo
5. Ruyonga – God NDA

Best Reggae

1. A Pass – Mariana
2. Juliana Kanyomozi – I’m Still Here
3. Bruno K – One for The Road
4. Jah Brixman – Mwagala
5. General Czar-bu – Engeri Yokukwana

Best Kadongokamu Artiste

1. Mathias Walukagga
2. Kazibwe Kapo
3. Fred Sebatta
4. Fred Sebbaale
5. Willy Mukabya

Best Instrumentalist

1. Kitanda Micheal
2. Joseph Sax
3. Kiracho Njoroge
4. Charmant
5. Roy Kasika

Best Afro Pop

1. Maro – Nziranago
2. Bobi Wine – Aidah
3. GeoSteady – Owooma
4. Jose Chameleone – Agatako
5. Fille Mutoni – Mbeere eno
6. Sheebah Karungi – Wadawa

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Former lands ministers oppose law allowing government acquisition of land before compensation

Daniel Omara Atubo and Aidah Nantaba, argued that if the compulsory lands acquisition Bill is passed into law, it will promote land grabbing

0 Comments / 0 View / May 26, 2017 12:34 AM

Ebbula ly’emirimu: Abasawo beeyiye e Muyenga okutwalibwa ku kyeyo

Kampuuni ya Middle East Consultants yetaaga omugatte gw’abasawo 1200 era nga omulimu gw’okubawandiisa gusuubirwa okutwala ennaku ssatu

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Okunoonyereza ku ttaka: Baminisita bawakanyizza ekya gavumenti okuwamba ettaka

Bategeezeza nti kino kigenda kwongera embavu ab’omululu okuvaabira buli kebanaagwako nga beerimbise mu kufunira gav’t ettaka aw’okuteeka enkulaakulana.

0 Comments / 0 View / May 25, 2017 8:45 PM

Palamenti eragidde ebitabo bya Bujagali bitunulwemu

Palamenti eragidde omubalirizi w’ebitabo bya gavumenti, John Muwanga ataganjule ebitabo bya kampuni ekola amasanyalaze eya Bujagali Hydro Power Project.

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Mary Bata releases new video — “Respect”. Watch it here!

Mary Bata releases new video — “Respect”. Watch it here!

Mary Bata has released a brand new video dubbed “Respect”. Watch it below.

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Celebrities across East Africa mourn Ivan Ssemwanga

Celebrities across East Africa mourn Ivan Ssemwanga

By Genius Musa

Ugandans today woke to news announcing the death of South Africa based Ugandan socialite and Rich Gang boss, Ivan Ssemwanga who has been in a coma for over a week.

Several celebrities across East Africa have since come out to send condolences to the deceased.

Here are a few select messages from the celebrities.

Diamond Platnumz: “Mbele yako, Nyuma yetu”

Wema Sepetu: “Broken hearted, Rest In Peace Ivan, SHOCKING NEWS kwakweli… My Condolences to The whole Family… Mungu awatie nguvu wale watoto jamani… They are too young… And Mungu amtie nguvu Mama watoto wako It will be a very hard period of time for all of you But it shall pass”

Douglas Lwanga: “Still cant put this in my mind..looks like a dream Life is short rest in peace DON IVAN SSEMWANGA.”

Iyrn Namubiru: “May God protect your children and strengthen your their souls. No children deserve to lose a parent! I still hold fond memories of our children playing together, jumping in the shower spending nights in the confort of your house in in South Africa and how they tenderly and affectionately called you BIGGIE your pet name. You were so hospitable, caring , responsible father and a great suppporter that even if the show had only 10 people in South Africa , you would be one of them. You were one of those great friends no one sees me with but a good friend indeed and a friend to many. Rest in Peace Biggie , my heart bleeds for you and the children @zarithebosslady Mukama akugumye”

Sasha Vybes: “So heartbreaking, but I know God has better plans for you my brother. Your generosity was out of this world, this happened so fast, but I know you are in abetter place now. May your Soul Rest in Everlasting Peace Ivan”

Rabadaba: “The Most Painful good byes are the ones that are never said and never explained. Rest In Peace IvanDon

Sheila Gashumba: “I am in shock!! I had hope that you would get better but God had other plans for you. The world has a lost a great and peaceful man!!! @ivandon is gone in our lives but he still lives in our hearts as a great friend, a giver, a successful businessman and most of all a great father. I am deeply saddened about his death. May God strengthen the hearts of his friends and family.Saying goodbye to someone we love is heartbreaking. May his friends and family find comfort in all the special memories shared with Ivan. REST IN PEACE Ivan”


Judith Heard: “It is true that God also needs good people to manage his work in heaven.Otherwise why would He have called you all of a sudden?He must have known that you are such a great person and can handle any situation. REST IN PEACE IVAN”

Desire Luzinda: “You will forever be remembered Ivan. RIP”

Eddy Kenzo: “Inna lillahi wainaileihi raju’un,We have lost the strongest ,biggest and irreplaceable pillar in our society @ivandon been a brother a friend ,u inspired and motivated most of US with you love and hardship RIP Chairman #President #King #RichGang May The Almighty judge your soul with mercy Aameen”

Rema Namakula: “Everyone that met him can testify to his generosity. Rest in peace Ivan ssemwanga. May God strengthen your family”

MC Kats: “R.I.P. my friend @ivandon
Those of us that knew the real you know how loving you were to every body even when you didnt know them Hope and pray your kids wille be loved back the way you did in this world Hope Heaven receives you wth warm hands. Will forever miss bro Ivan Semwanga”

Jose Chameleone: “God creates and takes what is his! May God have mercy on you my friend and strengthen your Family and we your friends Rest in peace Ivan”

Zanie Brown: “So gutted by the death of Ivan, he was a good man, so down to earth and a great father, my thoughts are with his family and his close friends, may his soul rest in peace”

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Stella Nyanzi challenges order to undergo mental health tests

Stella Nyanzi challenges order to undergo mental health tests

Dr. Stella Nyanzi has asked court to halt proceedings in her criminal case until the Constitutional Court pronounces itself on a petition she filed challenging the Mental Treatment Act.

0 Comments / 0 View / May 25, 2017 3:16 PM